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Boats at Onoville Marina

A boat at the Onoville Marina on the Allegheny Reservoir Golden sunshine and sparkling water offer endless opportunities for boating, fishing, rafting and kayaking, swimming and camping. There are many lakes, streams and ponds for your enjoyment.

Aerial of the Allegheny RiverThe Allegheny River flows through the southern towns, two cities and the Seneca Nation of Indians Reservation. This river offers recreation to thousands of fishermen, campers and boaters along its banks and tributaries.

 

Onoville Marina is the Southern Tier's largest marina. Located on the 12,000 acre Allegheny Reservoir, this County operated marina has long been noted as the region's finest, yet most affordable water resort/camping area.

Located in the southwest corner of the Enchanted Mountains, the Onoville Marina features 400 dock slips, 70 camp sites, fuel dock, sanitary facilities, launch ramp, picnic shelters, camping, playground, showers, and a round-the-clock staff for any need you might have.  Needless to say, you can enjoy almost any activity around the marina. 

See for yourself the complete benefits that the Onoville Marina offers. 

Meaning of the word Cattaraugus

CATTARAUGUS, from a Seneca Indian word meaning “bad smelling banks,” referring to the odor of natural gas leaking from rock seams. http://www.dos.ny.gov/info/pdfs/countynames.pdf

The word "Cattaraugus" means "foul-smelling river bank." This name is a result of the natural gas that oozes from the river mud. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattaraugus_Creek.

In our opinion, only some of the river banks are bad smelling. Come on over and visit a creek in Cattaraugus County and tell us what you think.

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